EnergyNEWS December-2 2015

December-2 2015 edition of Balkan Energy NEWS publication, with 59 pages and 76 energy news articles.

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Table of content, EnergyNEWS December-2 2015:


  • Insolvency of power companies on Romanian example – page 6
  • Weekly Carbon Trading Market update – page 11



18.12. – Nord Stream II is not in EU interests


19.12. – OSHEE increased revenues in the first 11 months of 2015

23.12. – Energoinvest completed 110 kV transmission line

Bosnia and Herzegovina

21.12. – Biomass heating plant commissioned in Prijedor
21.12. –
Gas dispute between BH-Gas and Gas-Res

22.12. – Construction of unit 7 at TPP Tuzla at a standstill

24.12. – Gas prices officially reduced as of 1 January 2016

25.12. – Small producers should not be introduced in balancing system

28.12. – Demise of SHPP projects in RS

31.12. – 732 GWh of electricity produced in FBiH in November

31.12. – RiTE Gacko is the only ERS’ subsidiary with the loss in 2015


18.12. – Bulgaria wants to import Azeri natural gas

28.12. – First stage of Bulgaria-Serbia gas interconnection completed

31.12. – Production and deliveries of energy products in October

31.12. – KEVR lowered gas prices by 2.32 % as of 1 January 2016

02.01. – Overgas has no overdue debt to Gazprom


18.12. – Higher electricity production in October

18.12. – HEP won in arbitration with Slovenia

21.12. – Koncar Group to invest in 120 MW wind farm

02.01. – 7 offers received on public call for potential investors in LNG terminal


18.12. – DESFA to invest 2.2 billion euros in next 10 years

21.12. – Cretan interconnection project scaled down

25.12. – DEPA and Gastrade to close deal on LNG terminal

25.12. – Energean to develop underground gas storage

29.12. – Petroceltic to withdraw from hydrocarbons exploration in Gulf of Patras

31.12. – ELPE and Edison acquired Petroceltic’s stake in Gulf of Patras license


21.12. – PannErgy cancels its geothermal project

22.12. – Elmu-Emasz shareholders approved sale to state


25.12. – Domestic electricity production covered 62.1 % of consumption in October

27.12. – 130 million euros invested in SHPPs


02.01. – Electricity prices slightly decreased as of 1 January


18.12. – Romania imported 3.8 % more crude oil

18.12. – OMV Petrom invested 125 million euros in fuel terminals upgrade

18.12. – Hidroelectrica and Nuclearelectrica obtained higher prices for households supply

21.12. – Romgaz to withdraw from drilling operations in Poland

21.12. – Energy distributors invested 91.7 million euros in the first 8 months of 2015

21.12. – KMG International reconfirmed agreed commitments to the Government

24.12. – Crude oil production to increase to 4.2 million tons by 2019

28.12. – Coal production to increase by 11.5 % in next 4 years

29.12. – RES power output to increase by 14.65 % by 2019

29.12. – EC Hunedoara filed for insolvency

31.12. – Romgaz to start exploration drilling in Slovakia in early 2016

31.12. – Transgaz extended gas transit contract with Gazprom


18.12. – EPS to invest over billion euros in environmental protection and renewable energy

18.12. – State will take over 188.6 million euros of Srbijagas’ debt

24.12. – Electricity prices will not increase if EPS collects all debts

28.12. – Construction works on TPP Kostolac B3 to start in early 2016

28.12. – Gas prices will remain the same in 2016

29.12. – EMS acquired 10 % share in CGES

31.12. – Kolubara coalmines fulfilled annual production plan

31.12. – No electricity price hike planned for May


21.12. – NPP Krsko will produce 5.3 TWh of electricity in 2015

02.01. – Slovenia paid 42 million euros to HEP


18.12. – Supply of 10 billion cubic meters of gas planned for first stage of Turkey-Israel deal

18.12. – Rize hydropower plant cancelled after 9-years court case

21.12. – Construction of Star refinery is half complete

22.12. – Petrol prices continue to rise, despite cheap crude oil

29.12. – Russia is ready to increase gas supply to Turkey

31.12. – Tender for gas pipeline from Northern Iraq to Turkey to be held in February 2016


 Power data  – Page 38

  • Commercial flows per interconnection
  • Production / consumption / export / flow for each border in SEE

Power exchanges  – Page 61

  • Spot market
  • Futures market

ATC auctions – Page 68

  • Monthly ATC Auctions for December 2015


Tenders – Page 70


Upcoming events – Page 75


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